NZ fishing company hit with big fine

New Zealand fishing company Sanford has been fined $2.2 million (NZ) by a US court for dumping oil waste from tuna fishing vessel, the San Nikunau, off American Samoa.

Homicide probe launched after Featherston death

Homicide probe launched after Featherston death

Police officers will examine a scene in central Featherston after a man was critically assaulted overnight and later died from the injuries.

Serious assault on Nth Island policeman

A Kawhia policeman was set upon by up to five people as he attempted to arrest a man for an outstanding warrant.

Cycling: Bauer buoyed by build-up for nationals

Cycling: Bauer buoyed by build-up for nationals

After the high, the low. Jack Bauer struggled to complete the final few months of the season for his new Garmin-Barracuda team after the London Olympics but considers his build-up for tomorrow's national road cycling championships as among his best yet.

Football: Phoenix looking for winning run

Football: Phoenix looking for winning run

The Phoenix still have a dozen games to come but the encounter with West Sydney Wanderers in Wellington on Sunday may just define their season.

Tennis: Fatigue gets the better of Monfils

Gael Monfils admitted on the eve of his semifinal with David Ferrer that, "with me, you never know what will happen".

Football: Auckland and Dunedin fighting it out for New Caledonia game

The chances of Ryan Nelsen featuring appear slim but the All Whites are set to play their crucial World Cup qualifier against New Caledonia in March in Auckland or Dunedin.

Bashed man's family frustrated

The partner of a man who was the subject of a vicious attack outside an Auckland bar has expressed her frustrations as the alleged attackers appeared in court.

Man seriously injured in farm bike accident

A 32-year-old Dannevirke farmer suffered serious injuries when he came off his farm bike at Matamau today.

Cycling: Villumsen, Vink set records at national champs

World championship medallist Linda Villumsen set an allcomers' record to claim her first New Zealand title at the national road cycling championships near Christchurch today.

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